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The Best Unconventional Engagement Rings

Badass brides only.

Street Style at Sao Paulo Fashion Week Winter 2017 - Day 5
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My friend John is the chicest person I know. Clad in Dior, and always perfectly manicured, I trust his style advice implicitly; from his ridiculously-small Jacqumeus bag to his stingray-finished coffee table, everything about him exudes style and understated opulence. He's rambled for years about his future Margiela engagement ring, and with its asymmetrical band and two half-moon diamonds, it's the kind of ring that could make anyone want to break away from the traditional rock. Unfortunately, the Margiela gem itself has been sold out for quite some time—a tragedy!—but more gorgeous, non-traditional engagement rings are available. For you, I went ahead and selected the very best.

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Mina Ring
Selim Mouzannar selimmouzannar.com

Fashion girls are falling for all of Selim's pieces, and this ring is no exception. 

Gold and Sterling Silver Topaz Ring
Fred Leighton net-a-porter.com

At a whopping 4.6 carats, you, too, can channel your inner J.Lo.

Lotus Ring
Polly Wales pollywales.com

This textured yellow gold band is full of hidden gems—literally.

Platinum Old Mine Cut Diamond Ring
Nicole Rose nicolerosejewelry.com

This Art Deco-style ring is a showstopper.

18k Gold White Ring
Simon G. simongjewelry.com

This asymmetrical band is the perfect platform for showcasing these diamonds. 

White Gold Diamond Ring
Suzanne Kalan net-a-porter.com

The "organized chaos" of this ring is perfect for the modern ride. The 1.51 carats of round and baguette-cut diamonds don't hurt either. 

Diamond Leaf Ring
Anita Ko farfetch.com

Soft, feminine and subtle, the luminous rose gold makes this ring look like a second skin. 

Pear Diamond Ring
Repossi repossi.com

The finest in architectural jewelry, Repossi is a cut above the rest.

My Twin Toi & Mo Ring
Messika messika.com

Get the best of both worlds with this teardrop and square engagement ring.

Vintage Diamond Ring
Doyle & Doyle doyledoyle.com

For the vintage-obsessed.


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